Senate President Bukola Saraki, Sunday addressed Nigerians youths ahead of February 16th Presidential polls in a short video clip posted on his Twitter handle.
Saraki urged youths to come out en masse and cast their votes, reminding them that they constitute 40% of total voters in the country.
He further reminded them of the fact that their colleagues are those dictating the trends of national events in other countries.
According to the number three citizen, shunning the election is not the best decision for the young minds to make.
He said: “This message is to our youths. With over 40 per cent of registered voters, you can decide the direction of our country through your votes.
“You may not be entirely satisfied with the political process, but not voting is not an option.
“You have started the process by collecting your PVCs, you must follow through and vote next Saturday.
“Today, all over the world, your generation decides who leads their various countries; Nigeria must not be different. You guys are hardworking, innovative and patriotic, so you must play a role in deciding who leads us for the next four years.”
“Come Saturday, February 16, you must come out en mass and vote. To sit at home is not an option. You have a big say in your future only if you vote.
“The purported reports that the elections might be rigged can only happen when electorates don’t show up at the polling units.”